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Deadmau5 seemed to take issue with Arcade Fire throwing a few jabs EDM's way the past few weeks. During their Coachella set, Win Butler shouted out "to all the bands playing instruments this weekend" -- and the replies via Twitter from Deadmau5 range from, "arcade fire needs to settle down. some dudes devote their lives to instruments, others to electronic composition by cpu, dafuqs yer problem?" to "inb4 some fucking hipster throws a hackeysack at me." This is way cooler than when I get called out by disgraced band members on my Facebook page.
Jason Tate on 04/23/14 - 04:00 PM
In case you were wondering how much more fun Aaron Paul is having than you post-Breaking Bad wrapping up, he was on stage for Arcade Fire's Coachella-closing set last weekend. Wearing a Pope Francis costume. Check out a photo in the replies.

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Thomas Nassiff on 04/17/14 - 07:25 AM
Check the replies to hear Arcade Fire cover "Heart of Glass" by Blondie. The band performed this life last night in Texas.
Jason Tate on 04/10/14 - 01:45 PM
In an interview with an Australian radio station, Arcade Fire's Win Butler said that the music on the Her movie soundtrack will see an official release in some form.
We're just slow as a band. The music will get out there, it's just, like, a question of if we want to sell it to people or give to people or record other songs or whatever. There are many pieces on the soundtrack that are kind of based on actual songs that we've never really recorded. Yeah, there's a song called Milk and Honey and a song called Dimensions that are, like, lost great Arcade Fire songs. They are actually just things that, like, fit the world of the movie and then we kind of wrote them to the film.
Jason Tate on 01/30/14 - 09:47 AM
Check the replies to see Arcade Fire covering Inxs' "Devil Inside"
Jason Tate on 01/23/14 - 09:49 AM
The soundtrack for the movie Her. can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 01/21/14 - 01:20 PM
In news that will surprise nobody, Arcade Fire has been confirmed as a Glastonury 2014 headliner.
Kyle Huntington on 12/19/13 - 01:35 PM
Arcade Fire have extended their Reflektor tour by adding three new dates. A third show has been added to the Barclays Center as well as stops in Bangor, ME and Toronto, ON. The full list of dates can be found in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/04/13 - 11:02 AM
You can check out the official video for Arcade Fire's "Afterlife" in the replies. The band's latest album, Reflecktor, is in stores now.
Drew Beringer on 11/21/13 - 09:50 AM
If you are planning to attend Arcade Fire's upcoming 2014 North American tour, you better be prepared to dress up a little. If you click on any of the dates on Ticketmaster, you'll notice it says "Night of Show: Please wear formal attire or costume" - a request the band also made of the fans whom attended the smaller, exclusive shows this past fall. While dressing up was mandatory for those attending the smaller shows, no such clarification has been made about these upcoming arena shows (will a concert-goer be turned away at the door for not dressing up?).
Drew Beringer on 11/18/13 - 11:05 PM
Arcade Fire have announced their North American tour dates. Check the replies.
Jason Tate on 11/14/13 - 02:19 PM
Check the replies to see Win Butler (Arcade Fire) sing "Reflecktor" with a Mariachi band.
Jason Tate on 11/14/13 - 11:07 AM
A recent article from The Atlantic claims that Arcade Fire exploited Haiti and "no one noticed."
So with Reflektor, Arcade Fire has employed an old trick. Use seemingly “exotic” cultural elements, regardless of their original context, to grab attention; profit. It’s a model Urban Outfitters, for example, has gotten in trouble for. Many iconic white musicians, from the Beatles to Madonna, from Elvis to Eminem, have done the same, to varying levels of controversy: Most everyone agrees cultural mixing can lead to innovative art, but there are sensitive and insensitive ways to do it, ways that perpetuate inequality and ways that work against it.

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Jason Tate on 11/13/13 - 01:05 PM
Annie Clark (St. Vincent) recently reviewed Arcade Fire's latest album, Reflektor, for The Talkhouse - the same site that featured the late Lou Reed raving over Yeezus and Ezra Koenig's (Vampire Weekend) goofy take on Nothing Was The Same.
The Arcade Fire have released an album that elucidates our constant psychic vacillation between uber-connection and utter disconnection. They ask you to be aware of your fractured attention span/psyche/in touch with your humanity. Arcade Fire so mercifully avoid the Nuremberg-rock cliches ("Hey!") in favor of sleaze, anxiety, and pathos that you can dance to.
Drew Beringer on 11/07/13 - 07:51 PM
Arcade Fire have their second straight number one album. Reflektor sold 140,000 copies last week.
Jason Tate on 11/06/13 - 12:03 PM
Billboard is reporting that Arcade Fire will most likely surpass Katy Perry's Prism in sales this week. The band's new album, Reflektor, is likely to sell around 135K copies. I guess that means your parents like it?
Blake Solomon on 11/01/13 - 08:00 AM
Hit the replies to stream Arcade Fire's fantastic new album Reflektor in full. It comes out October 29th via Merge.
Chris Collum on 10/24/13 - 01:06 PM
You can watch the lyric video for Arcade Fire's new song, "Afterlife," in the replies. It's off the band's upcoming album, Reflektor, which is in stores next Tuesday.
Drew Beringer on 10/21/13 - 04:42 PM
Hit the replies to check out a lyric video for a new Arcade Fire song titled "Afterlife." It's off the band's upcoming new album, Reflektor, which hits stores next Tuesday, October 29th.
Drew Beringer on 10/21/13 - 12:04 PM
Arcade Fire is back with another sample from Reflektor. Check out a video teaser for "Afterlife" in the replies. The band's new album will be in stores October 29th.
Drew Beringer on 10/15/13 - 04:40 PM
Arcade Fire has revealed the track listing for its album album, Reflektor. The record hits stores on October 29th.
Drew Beringer on 09/23/13 - 02:32 PM
You can watch a second video for Arcade Fire's new single "Reflektor" (a non-interactive, more traditional video) in the replies.
Paul Tao on 09/09/13 - 01:31 PM
One more cool bit of Arcade Fire news that deserves its own post. The band has released an interactive music video for "Reflektor," which you can see right here.
Blake Solomon on 09/09/13 - 09:27 AM
The rumors and hearsay keep coming in. Head to the replies to see the alleged album art for Arcade Fire's new album, Reflektor. We do know, however, that the album comes out October 29th.
Blake Solomon on 09/09/13 - 08:00 AM
It looks as though Arcade Fire's new song "Reflektor" has made it's way online and can be heard in the replies. The track features David Bowie and was produced by James Murphy.
Kyle Huntington on 09/08/13 - 06:29 AM
You can watch a trailer for Arcade Fire's upcoming album, Reflektor, in the replies. The album hits stores on October 29th.
Drew Beringer on 09/04/13 - 09:45 AM
Arcade Fire will be premiering their new single on September 9th at 9 PM EST. You can stream a 15-second ambient snippet over on Brooklyn Vegan.
Paul Tao on 09/03/13 - 02:00 PM
We know that Arcade Fire will be releasing its fourth studio album on October 29th. Earlier this month, an Instagram account with the name 'Reflektor' popped up and has been associated with the band and is rumored to be the title of LP4. The account posted three images teasing that something is coming on September 9th at 9 PM. We'll keep you updated.
Drew Beringer on 08/12/13 - 10:20 PM
Arcade Fire will be releasing its fourth full-length on October 29th.
Drew Beringer on 07/12/13 - 11:56 AM
Revolt TV is reporting that Arcade Fire will release music from their new album on September 9th. Who are these guys again?
Jason Tate on 06/24/13 - 11:12 AM
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